A Breed Comparison on the Finishing Times of Racehorses

국내 경주마의 주파기록에 대한 품종별 비교 분석

  • Kong, Hong-Sik (Genomic Informatics Center, Hankyong National University) ;
  • Lee, Hak-Kyo (Genomic Informatics Center, Hankyong National University) ;
  • Park, Kyung-Do (Genomic Informatics Center, Hankyong National University) ;
  • Cho, Byung-Wook (Horse Science Research Center, Pusan National University)
  • 공홍식 (국립한경대학교 유전체정보연구소) ;
  • 이학교 (국립한경대학교 유전체정보연구소) ;
  • 박경도 (국립한경대학교 유전체정보연구소) ;
  • 조병욱 (부산대학교 말과학연구소)
  • Received : 2010.09.04
  • Accepted : 2010.12.02
  • Published : 2011.02.28


This study was conducted to provide basic information for the improvement of racing performance of Jeju pony & Halla horse, using the 85,732 racing records collected from Jeju & Kwacheon racecourses from January 1, 2005 to December 31, 2009. During the last 5 years, a total of 2,892 heads of horses were racing at the Jeju racecourse and 11.7% (338 heads) of them were Jeju ponies. The average body weight of Jeju pony and Halla horse were 267 kg & 287 kg, respectively, which were 58% and 62% of that of Thoroughbred (460 kg). The repeatabilities of Jeju pony, Halla horse and Thoroughbred for finishing time were estimated in the range of 0.26-0.66 (average, 0.54), 0.34-0.68 (average, 0.56) and 0.37-0.60 (average, 0.50), respectively, and as the racing distance increased, the repeatabilities decreased. In the racing distance of 1,000 m, the differences in the finishing times between Thoroughbred & Jeju pony, Thoroughbred & Halla horse, and Jeju pony & Halla horse were 24.33 seconds, 10.81 seconds and 13.52 seconds, respectively. The racing performance of Halla horse was improved by 55.6% than that of Jeju pony at the 1,000 m race.


Jeju pony;Halla horse;Thoroughbred;Finishing time;Repeatability


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